Get a Windows 11 development environment

Start building Windows applications quickly by using a virtual machine with the latest versions of Windows, the developer tools, SDKs, and samples ready to go

Download a virtual machine

We currently package our virtual machines for four different virtualization software options: VMWare, Hyper-V (Gen2), VirtualBox, and Parallels.

File size: 20 GB
Expiration date: April 12, 2023

The evaluation virtual machine includes:

  • Window 11 Enterprise (Evaluation)
  • Visual Studio 2022 Community Edition with UWP, .NET Desktop, Azure, and Windows App SDK for C# workloads enabled
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 enabled with Ubuntu installed
  • Windows Terminal installed
  • Developer mode enabled

File hashes

Name Length (bytes) File Hash - SHA256
WinDev2301Eval.HyperV.zip 21895121407 B9A325BD0BF66FF8BC9697457354DB78F4513D0F8E14BD531BCB7816EDAB30B5
WinDev2301Eval.Parallels.zip 20855210823 6A80EAF6D750A6649EE0BAB743F23F6FDE8B934378E5296212C66D21A43FBEB3
WinDev2301Eval.VirtualBox.zip 22506476663 40FB0DE9E4CEACA85E6F1FF423BA40377472F128F41CF6048BC6F7578FECA91C
WinDev2301Eval.VMWare.zip 23203193035 20AC89F68C2068E226C8E4C554FE1A4F65D9D6C5391691B46FED018E4E87A23D

Note

By using the virtual machines, you are accepting the EULAs for all the installed products listed above

Your feedback can help us build great products. Please send your feedback to WinDevVMFeedback@microsoft.com